6 days ago
A mandatory system for employers to check workers' legal status must also be in place.-About 3,500 new Customs agents would be hired.-The National Guard would be deployed to the border to build...
7 days ago
Homeland Security reports refer to "unauthorized immigrants," but the agency also reports statistics on "aliens apprehended.
11 days ago
The House on Thursday passed a $45 billion measure boosting the Homeland Security Department's budget by about 2 percent above spending levels imposed by an ongoing round of automatic budgets cuts.
41 days ago
"If in fact the American people can't trust that the border is controlled, you're never going to be able to pass this bill," declared Sen. Tom Coburn of Oklahoma, top Republican on the Senate...
49 days ago
The Maryland Jockey Club instituted the policy after consulting with several federal and local agencies, including Homeland Security and the FBI.
96 days ago
A senior Homeland Security Department official is telling Congress more than 2,000 illegal immigrants were released from immigration jails due to budget constraints during three weeks in February.
102 days ago
Federal workers could face seven days of furloughs at the Housing and Urban Development Department, but Homeland Security personnel might see twice that number.
105 days ago
That figure, $42.5 billion, represents about seven percent of the DOD's budget (including funding for ongoing conflicts - in addition, a small percentage of the cuts could also come from the...
109 days ago
The White House has said it was not consulted about the releases, and Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano has acknowledged they occurred in a manner she regrets.
109 days ago
The Associated Press has learned that the Homeland Security Department released more than 2,000 illegal immigrants facing deportation from immigration jails in recent weeks because of looming...
110 days ago
The Associated Press has learned that the Homeland Security Department official in charge of the agency's immigration enforcement and removal operations has announced his retirement after hundreds...
111 days ago
The Associated Press has learned that the Homeland Security Department official in charge of the agency's immigration enforcement and removal operations has resigned after hundreds of illegal...
111 days ago
She also warned that DHS might not be able to afford to keep the 34,000 immigration jail beds mandated by Congress.
123 days ago
The training center and others like it run by the Homeland Security Department use as many as 15 million rounds every year, mostly on shooting ranges and in exercises.
124 days ago
The training center and others like it run by the Homeland Security Department use as many as 15 million rounds every year, mostly on shooting ranges and in training exercises.
125 days ago
In a hearing Wednesday before the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee, senators and post office advocates agreed on the importance of immediate congressional changes to...
127 days ago
Emails between Sen. Robert Menendez's office and the Homeland Security Department describe efforts by the New Jersey Democrat in January to thwart any U.S. donations of cargo-screening equipment...
152 days ago
A former U.S. Homeland Security agent charged with conspiracy to falsify investigative records is to enter a plea in federal court in Brownsville.
154 days ago
The Homeland Security Department said last month, when The Associated Press first disclosed the delayed arrest of Luis Abrahan Sanchez Zavaleta, that AP's report was "categorically false.
172 days ago
Former Rep. Asa Hutchinson, who also was a top Homeland Security official and will head the NRA effort, said the program will have two key elements.